Lake Geneva, WI – January 16, 2021 – New home buyers who want to be minutes from downtown Lake Geneva and Geneva Lake will want to visit the new Norway III model at Stone Ridge, a popular Shodeen Homes community just west of Route 12 and north of 120 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
“With the dramatic increase in people working from home over the past year, buyers from Illinois are moving to Wisconsin in record numbers,” said Jeremy Lund, Director of Sales for Shodeen Homes. “Realizing they can work from anywhere, buyers are choosing the beauty of this recreationally-rich area and taking advantage of lower property taxes and a more relaxed lifestyle.“
When complete, Stone Ridge will include 168 homesites in three phases. Shodeen Homes offers an impressive collection of open-concept ranch and two-story designs, priced from the $370s and ranging from 1,860 to 2,674 square feet in size with three or four bedrooms, two to 3 ½ baths, gourmet island kitchens, basements and two or three-car garages.
“With an estimated 30% increase in employees working from home in 2020 and 93% of households with school-age children reporting some form of distance learning, dedicated work and learn space is a must-have with today’s buyers,” Lund said. “Each of our homes features a den or flex space, ideal for an in-home office, as well as the ability to finish the basement and create a dedicated telecommuting work or school hub.”
The Norway III model showcases the quality craftsmanship, distinct design elements and energy-efficient features that buyers can expect in every Shodeen Home. Highlights of the two-story model home at 1510 Cobblestone Lane, include over 2,291 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, 9-foot first-floor ceilings, Forest-Engineered hardwood flooring throughout most of the first floor, gourmet island kitchen with walk-in pantry, upgraded 42-inch Glacier Gray cabinets, granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances, family room with direct-vent fireplace, den, master bedroom suite with tray ceiling, spacious walk-in closet and luxury bath with upgraded tile and walk-in shower, 582-square-foot finished lookout basement with recreation room and full bath, fully-sodded yard and attached three-car garage.
Energy-efficient features include a house wrap air infiltration barrier system, 92% energy efficient forced air gas furnace, high-efficiency central air conditioning, Energy Star Power 50-gallon hot water heater and insulated sidewall, vapor barrier, attic and exterior basement walls.
Stone Ridge is in Walworth County and served by Lake Geneva School District J1, including Badger High School. The community is within walking distance of Geneva Lake and its 21-mile Shore Path and offers endless water sports, boat tours and beaches. Other area attractions include Black Point Estate, Riviera Beach and music and picnics in the park. Lake Geneva is known for its championship golf courses, balloon rides, snowshoe hiking, horseback riding tours and aerial adventures. Dozens of restaurants, from 5-star gourmet to lakefront pubs, can also be found.
To learn more about Stone Ridge, please call (262) 394-5650 or visit www.shodeenhomes.com. The Norway III model is located at 1510 Cobblestone Lane in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Hours are Monday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment.